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Black Woman Owned Business Makes Mark on Agriculture Industry at Grow-NY

Leslie Woodward is the founder of Edenesque is making her mark on the food and ag industry, just like Harriet Tubman did selling apples from her land right here in New York. The Black-owned, Kingston, New York-based business is in the running to win $1 million at the Grow-NY Food and Ag Summit in November with her plant-based milks. The Grow-NY food and agriculture business competition is…

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National Black Business Month Celebrated in Harriet Tubman's Chosen Home Town

National Black Business Month is celebrated in August, highlighting and appreciating Black-owned businesses across the United States. With Cayuga County being the chosen home of Harriet Tubman, celebrating diversity and equality is at our core. While Harriet Tubman is most well known for her work as an Underground Railroad conductor and abolitionist, she was much more than that. She was a…

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Black-Owned Business Thrive in the Finger Lakes

Black Business is celebrated year round and there are a number of Black businesses in the Finger Lakes that are thriving. What's unique about these businesses is that they're all based in Auburn, New York.This is where Harriet Tubman owned property, lived for over 50 years, and is laid to rest. Next year, Harriet Tubman, the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad, turns 200 years old…

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